Vietnam veteran, longtime Hollywood adviser helps tell the tale of ‘Sgt. Stubby’

If you’ve watched some of the most popular military-related movies and TV shows in recent memory, chances are you’ve seen Marine veteran Mike Stokey’s work.

Stokey, who served three consecutive tours in Vietnam as a combat correspondent, uses his experiences to inject authenticity into Hollywood’s version of the military.

The former sergeant has worked as a military adviser on a variety of movies and shows, including “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Rules of Engagement,” “Band of Brothers,” “Tropic Thunder,” “The Pacific,” “The Thin Red Line” and “Starship Troopers,” just to name a few.

On Friday, he can officially add another one to his list: That day, the animated “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero,” which Stokey co-wrote, hits theaters nationwide.

Read the full article on Military Times

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